(RNS) — Topps, the sports trading card company, has released a series of cards called “Muhammad Ali: The People’s Champ” that includes a look at the role of faith in the career of the legendary boxer who announced his conversion to Islam in 1964.
Ali’s religious beliefs are the topic of two of the first dozen cards in the series which have been released online.
The second card in the series, “Converts to Islam,” tells the impact of his decision on Ali’s life and on the world. “His faith guided him as he confronted the indignities of racial discrimination. As one of the most famous Muslims in the